Above the Falls Regional Park Implementation - 2019

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,296,000
Fund Source
Parks & Trails Fund
Recipient
Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2019
End Date
June 2023
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Hennepin
Project Overview

Implement various aspects of the River First Plan for Above the Falls Regional Park, including, potentially, riverside park spaces at Upper Harbor Terminal, extended trail connections, bridge retrofits for pedestrian and bicycle access to trails, a river overlook and critical trail gap at 26th Avenue North, and shoreline restoration on MPRB-owned property throughout the corridor. Funded work could include design, engineering, administration, earthwork, trails, shoreline enhancement, natural areas, buildings, comfort facilities, interpretive facilities, and signage.

Project Details

Above the Falls Regional Park

Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2019, 1st Special, Chp. 2, Art. 3, Sec. 4 (SFY 2020) PTLF
Appropriation Language

Sec. 4 METROPOLITAN COUNCIL $19,819,000 $20,277,000

2020 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,296,000
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Number and type of new facilities implemented. Mileage and type of trails constructed. Dependent upon finalized RiverFirst Plan - but would include number and type of each implementation aspect - # park spaces; # trail connections; # type and location of bridge retrofits; location and size of river overlook; length of trail filling gap at 26th Ave; locations of shoreline restoration and aggregate length; # and location of buildings, comfort facilities, interpretive facilities.

Measurable Outcome(s)

Reported upon completion

Recipient Board Members
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
Project Manager
First Name
Adam Arvidson
Street Address
2117 West River Rd
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Phone
612-230-6470
Email
aarvidson@minneapolisparks.org
Administered By
Administered by
Location

390 N. Robert Street
St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone
651-602-1000